Rhayader Museum and Gallery

Discover the stories of Rhayader and its region. Experience the rich heritage of the area through oral history, film, photographs and activities. Share your stories to leave for future generations. 
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm. CARAD, East St, Rhayader. Tel. 01597 810 561  

Imagine walking into a room and hearing a constellation of voices telling stories about this unique part of Mid Wales. Fully accessible, with a vast collection of objects and a wide range of family activities, Rhayader Museum offers the chance to explore our history, from the early ages of man to the present day. 
The Exhibition Gallery hosts a changing programme throughout the year, so each visit offers a new experience. Fine arts, regional heritage, community projects; this large, light and spacious Gallery offers unique insights into our culture.  
The CARAD Theatre regularly houses workshops, events, classes, conferences and activities. See for up-to-date listings and information on venue hire. 
We welcome anyone who wants to come in and browse. There is a constantly changing display of ceramics, jewellery and crafts from artists and makers throughout Wales. We stock an excellent range of books, both fiction and non-fiction, including an in-depth local interest selection ? perfect for a holiday read or as a keepsake of your visit to the area.   

Rhayader Museum and Gallery is fully accessible. Free car parking is available at the rear of both buildings.

Contact Details

East Street

01597 810561